Student Body

Location
Yuma, AZ
Undergrads
2,731
Tuition (in-state)
$7,687 ($2,360)
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3 College Junior

Student Body: they have some fairs here and there but its not that big of a thing.

3 Recent Alumnus

Student Body: Student body is mostly hispanic/Catholic locals and military members/spouses from the local Marine base.

5 College Senior

Student Body: Great students here. a very diverse selection of students and all manage to get along and do team work to help each other out.

5 College Senior

Student Body: Arizona Western College has a variety of students from different countries who attend there. I have met some students from Asia, Mexico, and other countries. There is a bible study group there on campus, a foreign international student group on campus. A military Veteran Services group and Veteran's Center there that is great where veterans can go and interact with other military veterans. There is a football team, men's and women's softball, basketball and soccer teams. There is a great variety of students on campus.

2 College Sophomore

Student Body: Mostly it is dominated of either white christians or catholic hispanics.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 152nd
    Friendliest Students
  • 417th
    Most Outgoing Students
  • 665th
    Best Social Interaction
  • 938th
    Smartest Students
  • 1173rd
    Most Career-Oriented Students

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Zama Ouedraogo
Hometown
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Major
Biology and Computer Information System
Grad Year
2012
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The student body at Arizona Western College is much diversified in respect to all of the many ethnicities, religions, nationalities, and sexualities represented. Bordering Mexico, Arizona represents a lot of Hispanic people, and so does the student body of Arizona Western College. You are very likely to meet Spanish speakers among the students, but students coming from other races and backgrounds are very noticeable, as well, especially on the main campus. Asians, Latinos, Europeans, and Africans are represented through the international program, with Vietnamese students representing a majority of the Asian student population.

In terms of religion, students are Christians, Muslims, Atheists, Buddhists, and much more. In terms of sexuality, both homosexuals and straight students will likely be among your friends while you attend Arizona Western College. All in all, AWC's diversity makes for a unique, enjoyable socio-academic environment. Events, club activities, and classes bring students together in interactions that build long-term connections and relationships.

Facts & Statistics

Female Undergrads
57%
Male Undergrads
43%
Student Diversity
African American: 4%
Asian American: 1%
Hispanic: 56%
International: 8%
Native American: 1%
White: 26%
Unknown: 3%
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 1%
18-19: 45%
20-21: 22%
22-24: 10%
25+: 22%
Out-of-State Students
3%
Common States of Residence
  • California
  • Idaho
  • Nebraska
  • Oklahoma
  • Washington
Typical Peers
Students at AWC usually interact through the different clubs on campus. They get to know each other and become friends. Campus Life is a department at AWC that focuses on making the College a pleasant environment, with a lot of events scheduled for the semester for both students living on campus and those living off campus.
Athletic Association
  • NJCAA
  • Other
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conferences
Football: N/A
Basketball: N/A
Men Playing Varsity Sports
153 - 12%
Women Playing Varsity Sports
46 - 3%
Men's Varsity Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Soccer
Women's Varsity Sports
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
Student Organizations
There are a wide variety of clubs and organizations for students at AWC, complementing academic programs by providing outlets for recreation, fellowship, and practical training.
ROTC Programs
Army ROTC: No
Navy ROTC: No
Air Force ROTC: No

Student Polls

I would say students at my school are    Based on 94 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Career-oriented
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Outgoing
  • Smart

How much social and academic interaction is there between students?    Based on 95 responses

  • 5% No interaction. My classes are all online or the students at my school are there to learn and then go home.
  • 44% Some interaction, but it's mostly in the classroom.
  • 51% A lot of interaction. Students participate in clubs, study together, and hang out.

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